Hi there and welcome again to Fairness, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Each Monday, Grace and Alex scour the information, and document notes on what’s happening to kick off the week. Right now we had a enjoyable combine of reports, and issues that made us snort.
- The Spotify-Rogan state of affairs continued as final week ended, with extra episodes of the present coming down. Extra apologies. And extra of Spotify attempting to straddle the distinction between platform and writer, whereas hoping to reap the rewards of each whereas not absolutely proudly owning as much as the duty.
- Wag goes public, and my physique is prepared.
- From the funding spherical entrance, we had fast notes on Swing, which raised a $24 million Collection B, and Reliance Well being, which raised a $40 million Collection B.
- And to shut us out, an analogy about Fb by means of the lens of Alphabet’s Different Bets line merchandise.